Rajagiri Business School, Kochi, also known as RBS, was established in 2008 in Kakkanad, Kerala, under the Rajagiri Group of Institutions. RBS Kochi offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Management in 6 specializations. The course is considered equivalent to an MBA Degree from Indian Universities according to the Association of Indian Universities. Admission to the college is based on merits obtained from the Management entrance examinations. The placement rate of the college is extremely high, with an average salary of INR 4.8 LPA and the highest salary package of INR 16 LPA.

Rajagiri Business School Highlights

Established | Type 2008 | Private
Set by Rajagiri Group of Institutions
Approved By All India Council for Technical Education, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Association of Indian Universities, National Board of Accreditation
Affiliated to MGU Kottayam
Courses MBA, PGDM, and Ex-PGDM
Entrance Examinations CAT, CMAT, K-MAT, and MAT
Application Mode Online and Offline
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Scores + Interview
Total Seats 180
Top Recruiters Hindustan Unilever, Amazon, Deloitte, etc.
Facilities Library, Hostel, Sports, Gym, etc.
Official Website https://www.rajagiribusinessschool.edu.in/

Rajagiri Business School Courses

Rajagiri Business School offers the Post Graduate Diploma in Management in a total of 6 specialisations. The course is considered equivalent to an MBA Degree of an India University by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The details of the course are as mentioned below: 



International MBA 

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: 50% marks in Graduation

Specializations: Finance, HR, Marketing, Business Intelligence, Operation, and International Business.

Selection criteria: Entrance-based

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Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: 50% marks in Graduation

Specializations: Finance, HR, Marketing, Business Intelligence, Operation, and International Business.

Selection criteria: Entrance-based

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Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation

Selection criteria: Entrance-based

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Rajagiri Business School Admissions

Admissions to the PGDM course is based on the scores in the Management Entrance Examinations. The exams accepted include CAT, MAT, K-MAT and CMAT. The cut-off scores are a prerequisite. Note the scores required to apply for admission below: 

How to apply?

To apply online, follow these steps: 

  • Go to the Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies webpage.
  • Click on the Admissions link and then click on “Apply Now”. 
  • Fill in the required details to set up an account. 
  • Log in and fill in the application form. 
  • Pay the application fee through the online mode. 

To apply offline, one can buy the application form from the admission help desk of the Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies and fill it manually before submitting. 

On receipt of an online (or filled-in) application form, short-listed candidates will be called for Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Skills Test (WST). Short-listed candidates will be intimated by an email and SMS to their registered email id and mobile number. Admission will be based on the marks secured in the entrance test, Written Skills Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.Previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience, non-academic achievements and other similar inputs are also considered. On the date of the group discussion, the documents required to be carried include: 

  • Colour photos with candidate's face clearly visible
  • Score cards and transcripts of examinations
  • Bachelor’s degree marksheet

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Rajagiri Business School Placements

In the academic year 2018-19, a total of 148 out of the 170 graduating students received placements. A total of 108 companies visited the college and took part in the placement drive, out of which 34 companies were new. There were also 2 international placements. The lowest salary received was INR 3 LPA, while the highest went up to INR 16.05 LPA. The average CTC was INR 4.8 LPA. 

Some of the recruiters included: 

ICICI Bank HDFC Bank Federal Bank Kotak Life Insurance
Future Group TATA Consultancy Services Landmark Group Yes Bank
Airtel  Dorset Axis Bank Amazon
Godrej Goldman Sach Deloitte Bajaj Electronics
Asian Paints Bandhan Bank Flipkart Cure.fit

The domain wise placements were in the following percentages:

Rajagiri Business School: Domain-wise Placements

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Rajagiri Business School Scholarships

The institute offers 3 main scholarships under its RISE scheme (Rajagiri Scholarship for Excellence). Candidates can apply for the same if eligible. They include: 

  • Diversity Scholarship: A total of 21 students can use this scholarship, for a range of 25 to 50% fee waiver. The eligibility is solely that the candidate should be a Non-Keralite. The scholarship committee considers academic achievement as demonstrated by grades in the qualifying exam, eligibility test scores and performance in group discussion and personal interview; personal background, which includes but not limited to, educational experience, extracurricular activities, and work experience.
  • Career and Talent Scholarship: A total of 10 students can make use of this scholarship for a range of 25 to 50% fee waiver. All candidates are eligible for this scholarship. It is based on the meritorious position achieved in the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the IIMs. 
  • There is also a recently implemented Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme under the AICTE guidelines. Under this scheme, the selected students will get a 100% waiver in tuition fees. The eligibility criteria is that the parents income should not exceed 8 lakhs per annum. Please note that all other fees must be paid by the beneficiary. 

Rajagiri Business School Facilities

Some of the facilities offered by the college include: 

  • Sports: The college has a large basketball court, volleyball court, cricket ground, gymnasium, and a football ground. In addition, it also has indoor facilities such as table tennis, carrom and chess.
  • Hostel: There are separate hostels provided for boys and girls. The facilities include mess, television and study halls. All rooms in the hostels are also networked with 24x7 internet connectivity. 
  • Other facilities include canteen, library, smart classrooms, and so on.

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Rajagiri Business School Faculty

There are a total of 24 faculty members, including 2 professors, 17 assistant professors, and 3 associate professors. A total of 17 faculty members are qualified with doctoral degrees. The remaining 7 have MBA as their highest degree or a PGDM. 

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Rajagiri Business School FAQ

Ques. Does the college also offer any certification programmes?

Ans. Yes, the college offers many add-on certification programmes which include HR Analytics, Digital Marketing, NISM, Italian, South Korean, Communications Essentials, SEM, Written Analysis and Decision Making, and Excel. 

Ques. Does RBS Kochi have any partnerships with other institutes abroad?

Ans. Yes, it has a total of 45 Foreign Collaborators from all over the world. These include Western Michigan University, Nazareth College-Rochester, Columbus State University, Western Washington University and University of Maryland. 

Ques. Does RBS Kochi accept XAT scores? 

Ans. No, the only scores accepted are CAT, MAT, CMAT and K-MAT. 

Ques. What are the important dates to note for the examinations?

Ans. The important dates to note for the examinations are:

Event Date
CAT Registration August-September
CAT Exam November
MAT Registration October-December
MAT Exam December
CMAT Registration November
CMAT Exam January
Kerala MAT Registration August-January
Kerala MAT Exam December

Ques. How do we contact the college for more details?

Ans. The mailing address of the college is Rajagiri Business School, Rajagiri Valley P. O, Kakkanad, Kochi - 682 039, Kerala. You can also contact them at 91 - 484 - 2426554 or email them at information@rajagiri.edu.